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Roman Sergeyevich Melyoshin (Kazakh: Роман Сергеевич Мелёшин; born June 23, 1983 in Petropavl) is an amateur Kazakhstani Greco-Roman wrestler, who played for the men's middleweight category.[1] He won a gold medal for his division at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, and bronze at the 2009 Asian Wrestling Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.[2][3]

Roman Melyoshin
Personal information
Full nameRoman Sergeyevich Melyoshin
Nationality Kazakhstan
Born (1983-06-23) 23 June 1983 (age 36)
Petropavl, Kazakh SSR
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Greco-Roman
ClubDYUSSCH Victoria
Coached bySergey Anatolivich Yampolski

Melyoshin represented Kazakhstan at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where he competed for the men's 74 kg class. He defeated Australia's Hassan Shahsavan in the preliminary round of sixteen, before losing out the quarterfinal match to Belarus' Aleh Mikhalovich, with a three-set technical score (1–1, 1–1, 1–2), and a classification point score of 1–3.[4]

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  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Roman Melyoshin". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Roman Melyoshin wins 74kg Greco-Roman wrestling gold at Asiad". Xinhua. People's Daily Online. 11 December 2006. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Asian Championship: Greco-Roman seniors 2009-05-02 Pattaya (THA) – 74.0 kg". International Wrestling Federation. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Men's Greco-Roman 74kg (163 lbs) Quarterfinal Official". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 31 December 2012.

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